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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kettle Series. Brewed in late December of every year,this imperial stout ages for one whole year before its release.
Grist: Premium Two Row, Munich, Chocolate, Brown, Carafa Special, Crystal;
Spices: Brewers licorice;
Hops: Galena, Saaz;
Original gravity: 1.088;
Alcohol by volume: changed from 9% to 10.3% to 8.8%.
Release date: December 1.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hansvf (852) - - SEP 13, 2015
Mooi zwart, prima karamel kleurig schuim laagje. Ruikt lekker, gebrand en chocola. Erg lekker, vol, zoetig, droppig, gebrande nasmaak. Mooi gebalanceerd.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (2865) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2015
Mooie zwarte kleur met een goede bruine kraag. Ruikt vol, vanille, koffie, gebrand. Smaakt vol vanille, chocolade, koffie. Mooie volle structuur.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abijen (2569) - s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2015
Zwart met een mooie licht bruine schuim kraag. Ruikt koffie, geroosterd, Smaakt chocolade, koffie, smooth. Heerlijk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (19276) - PCastle, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2015
65cl bottle. Pours very dark brown with a big good lasting brown head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, licorice, sweet burned malt. Taste is sweet, many chocolate, licorice, coffee, vanilla, some alcohol, good!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (26432) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2015
[email protected] X. Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some floral notes, mild liquorice, alcohol as well as some slight toasted nutty notes. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, some alcohol and mild floral notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Barrelbelly (750) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2015
Pitch black with large beige brown head. Sticky licorice, high malt bitterness. Roasted malts and coffee

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2015
Pitch black in the glass. Good full of taste, specially with this abv. A nice brew for sure

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (4063) - SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
@ Stordirren 15-7-29: lite mjlkiga rostade toner. Tydlig torr kaffe och bitter choklad. Fin eftersmak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (17085) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle at PBFX. Opaque black, small brownish head. Aroma has roasted maltyness, cocoa and some sweetness in the nose. Medium-bodied. Roasted malty, slightly sticky but easy. Nicely balanced although not exceptional.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (7233) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2015
650ml bottle @PBF X. Pours black with a thin espresso head. Licorice, strong roastedness, coffee and burnt notes. Flavor has cocoa, roastedness, tobacco notes, licorice, sweetness. Semisweet finish. Ok sipper but lacks something to make it stand out.


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